Latest posts by Lyn

My proposed book

Posted: 21/06/2014 at 23:39

Nothing wrong with a good old honest bit of plagerism


Posted: 21/06/2014 at 23:30

The nights have been cold compared to the days, its the extreme change in temp that does it. Were they gradually hardened off.


Under Attack!

Posted: 21/06/2014 at 20:10

I never really find that works very well, it usually leaves some scar on the grass, and a yellowing plant which d

oesnt look nice. Better to feed the lawn to get it really lush, it will take over from the weeds.

new greenhouse teething problems

Posted: 21/06/2014 at 20:04

I have no idea what a palram hybrid is like, but where I live its been over 40c in my greenhouse. The automatic opening is probably ok, ckeck at around 9 o clock tonight.


Posted: 21/06/2014 at 19:59

Could be a rat or squirrel, do you have either?.

Wont be slugs, you have enough pellets  there for a whole garden.

What happened to this rose bud?

Posted: 21/06/2014 at 16:45

I had heard of them but never seen one, thanks for posting Jenni.

Under Attack!

Posted: 21/06/2014 at 14:16

Mine the same FG.

Please dont try to dig them out, Tony, if you break the taproot, and you probably will, you will have twice as many. 

Armchair tour of Sissinghurst

Posted: 21/06/2014 at 14:08

Unfortunately for some but if the crowds werent there, none of us would be.


Posted: 21/06/2014 at 14:01

Fairygirl is spot on, but I would add that when you plant them back, or whatever you decide to do, always cut them down by about a third. This will allow them to shoot out from the bottom otherwise you will be left with a one stick hedge.

What do you mean by mulching the tar out of them?


Posted: 21/06/2014 at 13:55

They are late flowerers, if you get rid of them, what else have you got that will flower through till autumn?

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New pond

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Royal Cornwall show and WW1.

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would anyone know what this is please.

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would anyone know what this is please.

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This is what happens when.....

Tomato plants 
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pepper plants

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extra nitrogen

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planting on verge.

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unwins catalogue

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Advent prizes

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ground for runner beans

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My best buy of the year

Lobelia Richardii 
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Any one know what this is?

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